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Tennessee AD Talking Ballpark Upgrades

University of Tennessee Athletic Director Phillip Fulmer suggested on the Big Orange Caravan tour last week that he plans for the 26-year-old Lindsey Nelson Stadium, home of the Volunteers baseball team, to receive a significant upgrade during his time as athletic director.  Read more here.

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UK Closes Book on Final Regular Season at Cliff Hagan, New Ballpark Under Construction

The University of Kentucky baseball program spent the weekend celebrating the final regular season series at Cliff Hagan Stadium, but progress on the Wildcats’ new $49-million home is ongoing.  Read more and view aerial construction photo here.

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Gator Athletic Association Makes Pitch for New Ballpark

The University of Florida’s University Athletic Association has put together a proposal for a new baseball stadium less than a year after the Gators won the 2018 national title.  Read more here.  Learn more details and view renderings from Populous here.

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LSU Board Votes to Expand Baseball Facility

The LSU Board of Supervisors on Friday approved the expansion of the baseball hitting facility at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The project will add 4,300 square feet of space to the facility, including a 3,500 square-foot weight room.  Read more and view rendering gallery here.

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Kentucky Wildcats ‘Top Out’ New Baseball Stadium

On Thursday, the Kentucky Baseball program held a “topping-out” ceremony to celebrate a milestone moment in the construction of the new stadium, which is on schedule to be completed in late Summer/early fall of 2018.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Bulldogs Practice, Will Play Ball in Midst of $55M Ballpark Construction

The Mississippi State baseball team began fall practice this week, and the Bulldogs have begun using the under-construction, new Dudy Noble Field on a limited basis.  The team will play through the construction in 2018 as the lower level of the stadium, as well as outfield seating, is expected to be ready.  Read more and view construction photo here.

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New Ballpark on Deck for Florida Gators

The University of Florida’s athletic association has posted an ad for an architect and design team for a new 5,500-seat baseball stadium for the Gators that would be scheduled to be ready for the 2020 season at a cost of $45,878,800.  Read more here.  View project plan here.

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